Broccoli Cheddar Soup {a 15 minute meal}

Broccoli Cheddar Soup - a 15 minute meal using pantry & freezer ingredients

When temperatures start to fall, it seems like I can't wait to fill my tummy with warm soups, stews and chili. That yummy, soul soothing food is what I crave this time of year. But, with marching band season still in full swing, there's not a lot of time to make those things that take hours of simmering away on the stove. Which is why my 15 minute … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Soup | Easy CrockPot Meals

Delicious Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Soup PM2

Fall is here and as the cooler weather starts to move in I am always looking for hearty and delicious soup recipes to take the chill off.  Pair that with trying to find recipes that the entire family loves and it means I am constantly on the hunt. This Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Soup has officially been declared a favorite by ALL of my … [Read more...]

Baked Apple Cider Doughnuts {Gluten-Free}

apple cider doughnuts

Hi there Shabby Creek friends! It's Laura from Inspiration for Moms back to welcome you to the first day of October with a sweet Fall dessert recipe. These apple doughnuts are the perfect way to enjoy this colorful new season. To me, nothing says Fall quite like sweet, apple cider. It's the star ingredient in my Baked Apple Cider Doughnuts. … [Read more...]

Easy Apple Cake Recipe (with a GIVEAWAY!)

easy apple cake recipe

Now that school is back in full swing and fall is creeping up on us whether we like it or not, I'm ready to make my fall staple: Apple Cake. When my husband and I first started dating, he took me to meet his parents, where I sat down and helped my mother-in-law make this cake, and I've been hooked ever since. It's a super easy recipe, but I really … [Read more...]

pom hula-tini cocktail


I'm grasping on to summer and holding on as fierce and as long as I can, because each day seems to bring us closer to fall. I'm a summer girl at heart, and would rather spend my days barefoot on the beach if I had my way. Alas, school is in session, summer is drawing the end all too quickly, but that doesn't mean that I'm going to give up my summer … [Read more...]

Cinnamon Sugar Popovers

cinnamon sugar popovers

Hi there Shabby Creek friends! It's Laura from Inspiration for Moms back to give you another fantastic desert recipe. This sweet bread is so incredibly easy to make. I'm sure it will be one of your favorites. When I want to quickly add some homemade bread to my dinners, popovers are always my first choice. They're light and flaky and let's … [Read more...]

easy homemade marinara sauce

easy homemade marinara sauce

Maybe it's a southern thing, or a country living kinda thing, or maybe it's just a summer thing, but even though I don't have a single tomato plant (or a garden), I seem to have fresh tomatoes multiplying at my house. Neighbors, friends and even my mom always bring me "just a few" when they come over. A few here and a few there, and all of a sudden … [Read more...]

birthday cake-tini cocktail

birthday cake-tini

Do you know why I love sharing cocktail posts? Two words: recipe testing. Oh yes, my friends, I'm all about sipping on a delicious cocktail! I wish I could tell you that it was someone's birthday so I had a real reason to sample copious amounts of this amazing drink - but honestly I just love birthday cake! I mean, who doesn't? Because if you hate … [Read more...]